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Re: Additional status codes in HTTP/1.1

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2013 10:24:37 +0200
Message-ID: <51F0E0C5.90606@gmx.de>
To: Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas.mailhot@laposte.net>
CC: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 2013-07-25 09:51, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
>
> Le Jeu 25 juillet 2013 08:18, Julian Reschke a écrit :
>> On 2013-07-25 07:24, Willy Tarreau wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> A user notified me that status codes 428, 429, 431, 511 introduced in
>>> RFC6585 by Mark & Roy are not mentionned at all in the current 1.1
>>> draft.
>>>
>>> Shouldn't we copy them there, or at least add a reference to RFC6585 so
>>> that implementers know that these codes exist ?
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Willy
>>
>> No, that would send the wrong message.
>>
>> The list in the spec is not exhaustive; there's an IANA registry for a
>> reason.
>
> But is there any good reason not to consolidate the codes that were known
> at the time?

As I said: it sends the wrong message. What's relevant is the IANA registry.

If you have a specific proposal to make *that* clearer in the spec, 
please go ahead.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 25 July 2013 08:25:10 UTC

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